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Why don't we just block off the exhaust pipe to prevent CO2

  1. Oct 20, 2015 #1
    If you were to put a cap on your exhaust pipe your emissions will reduce thus you would solve the whole paranoia of climate shenanigans.
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  3. Oct 20, 2015 #2


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    You could accomplish the same by holding your breath for a realllly long time.
  4. Oct 21, 2015 #3

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    When purchasing a new car these days we are informed that it pumps out 150g of carbon dioxide per mile travelled.

    The vital capacity of adult male lungs is about 4.6 litres.

    Say 40 breaths per every minute while jogging give total "exhaust" 184 litres per minute.
    I doubt vital capacity could be maintained for a mile so lets call this 150 litres per minute.5% of this 150 litres per minute exhalation is CO2, i.e. 7.5 liters of CO2 per minute while jogging.

    Jogging speed is approximately 6 miles per hour, (a mile in 10 minutes), => 75 litres of CO2 per mile.

    That's about 3.3 moles of CO2 which is 147 grams.

    So the CO2 emission of an adult male jogger is approximately 150 grams per mile.

    Carbon Dioxide Emission per Person (m3/h) cu metres/hour

    Sleep 0.013

    Resting or low activity work 0.02

    Normal work 0.08 - 0.13

    Hard work 0.33 - 0.38

    Ergo - let us ban Jogging
  5. Oct 21, 2015 #4


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    This is nonsense. Thread locked.
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